Tag: Finnair

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Finnair’s Passenger Levels Doubled

Reading Time: < 1 minute Finnair has said its passenger numbers doubled from May to June. The Finnish airline carried 127,900 passengers in June, which stands for a 131.5% increase on its 2020 figure. As Europe keeps recovering from the third coronavirus wave, it also marks a 54.5% increase month on month. The increase in passenger numbers wasn’t spread equally […]

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Finnair Will Fly to Over 60 Destinations in Summer

Reading Time: < 1 minute As the vaccine rollout is gaining pace, Finnair is ready to expand its route network and offer flights to more than 60 destinations this summer. In June, Finnair will resume flights to Reykjavik, Bodø, Nice, Lisbon and Vilnius. It will also add flights to Rhodes, Chania and Santorini in Greece as well as Mallorca, Malaga […]

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Finnair Signs Letter of Interest on Electric Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute Finnair has moved a step closer to adding electric aircraft to its fleet by signing a Letter of Interest with Heart Aerospace for ES-19 aircraft. Finnair is considering acquiring 20 ES-19 aircraft developed by the Swedish start-up Heart Aerospace. The aircraft will be available for commercial service in 2026, and if the final agreement is […]

Finnair Will Get A 400€ Million Government Loan

Reading Time: < 1 minute As Finnair reported on Wednesday, it plans to receive an unsecured hybrid loan of up to 400€ million ($486 million). This financial aid, subject to EU Commission approval, should help the airline get through the challenging times of the pandemic. Tytti Tuppurainen, the minister responsible for state ownership policies, said, “The state is committed to […]

Finnair Plans 1,000 Job Cuts and Continues Temporary Layoffs

Reading Time: < 1 minute Finnair starts co-operation negotiations on its plan to reduce up to 1,000 jobs, to make other structural changes and to implement additional temporary layoffs due to the impacts of the corona pandemic. The co-operation negotiations concern approximately 2,800 employees working at Finnair in Finland, and similar processes are conducted in Finnair’s units abroad. Finnair employs […]

Massive Losses Ahead: Finnair to Cut Its Normal Capacity by 90%

Reading Time: < 1 minute Finnair, the flag carrier and largest airline of Finland, has announced that it will drastically cut capacity by 90% in alignment with a critically low demand impacted by the coronavirus. As of 16 March, Finnair said it has immediately started reducing the number of flights to gradually cut the capacity by 90% until 1 April, […]

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Finnair as the Most Profitable Nordic Airline in 2017

Reading Time: < 1 minute Finnair made a new high operating margin in 2017, when it also became the most profitable major airline in the Nordic region, beating SAS, Icelandair and the loss-making Norwegian with its margin. This marks a strong recovery from the years following the global financial crisis, when Finnair struggled to make a profit and was the […]

First Officer Incapacitated During the Finnair A321 Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Finnair Airbus A321-200, registration OH-LZP performing flight AY-617 from Helsinki to Ivalo (Finland) with 186 passengers, was enroute at FL370 about 130nm north of Helsinki when the first officer became ill prompting the captain to take control and return the aircraft to Helsinki, where the aircraft landed safely about one hour after departure and […]

Finnair Hit by Strike at Helsinki Airport

Reading Time: 2 minutes Finnair has confirmed that it will have to cancel more than 90 of its flights through its home hub of Helsinki Airport 17 March because of a strike at Finland’s biggest air gateway. The strike, to be held between 3pm and 7pm Eastern European Time (EET, two hours ahead of UTC), does not involve Finnair […]

A350 Pilot Training Triggers Finnair A330 Lease Extension

Reading Time: 2 minutes Finland flag carrier Finnair has extended the lease on an Iberia Airbus A330 until May 31 because of A350 crew training delays. The A330 had been scheduled to leave the fleet Jan. 31. The oneworld carrier had planned to use the A330 on its 3X-weekly Miami route only from Jan. 10-31, but this 21-day lease […]